POVERTY & THE BRAIN: Creating Emotional, Physical & Academic Success

Course No. ED444U, ED544U

Eric Jensen's, Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kid’s Brains and What Schools Can Do About It, analyzes the effects of poverty on education and how educators can play a hand in improving the potential of every student. The strategies and action steps are easy to apply and can really make a difference. Times have changed and now educators are in the business of changing their brains for the better. 

This course is not just for teachers who reach the low-SES students, but for all teachers who want to make a difference in their students' lives. If you are an educator of any age student, this course is for you!! Even in the most affluent schools, there are students that are facing their own isolation. Don't miss an amazing resource and practical coursework. Join me today for this opportunity.

We advise you to review and download the course syllabus before registering. Syllabus
  1. Read and understand the risk factors of poverty on a macro and micro level
  2. Understand the emotional and social deficits in SIS kids
  3. Discover the effects of continuous and chronic stress on low-income children
  4. Identify six types of poverty and the complexities
  5. Understand how plasticity can help the brain change for the better
  6. Embrace the effective strategies from those who have succeeded
  7. Develop plans to analyze and keep data
  8. Understand how to use resources necessary to make change happen

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